Wolters Kluwer today reports that it has repurchased 64,630 of its own ordinary shares in the period from April 29, 2021, up to and including May 3, 2021, for €4.9 million and at an average share price of €75.45.
The previously disclosed third-party agreement to repurchase shares for €70 million during the period starting February 26, 2021 up to and including May 3, 2021, has hereby been fulfilled.
These repurchases are part of the share buyback program announced on February 24, 2021, under which we intend to repurchase shares for up to €350 million during 2021.
The cumulative amounts repurchased to date under this program are as follows:
Share Buyback 2021
Cumulative shares repurchased in period
Total consideration (€ million)
Average share price (€)
2021 to date
Repurchased shares are added to and held as treasury shares and will be used for capital reduction purposes or to meet obligations arising from share-based incentive plans.
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